UK August Riots Newswire Archive
The Judge improperly -directed- the Inquest Jury, over what could be called evidence, and the Duggans' lawyers, did not properly challenge that.
Ultimately if the Duggan family had proper legal representation, a European Court ruling, would lead to the proper verdict of unlawful killing.
20-09-2012 11:51Criminal and anti-social vendetta against the police -
21-02-2012 16:57two new actions claimed by UK and Russia cells of FAI
re-posted from 325.nostate.net
29-12-2011 19:14A Home Office consultation on police powers in public order situations was launched in October. It closes on 13th January 2012.
17-12-2011 21:36Two teenagers from Dundee, Scotland, and a 22-year-old man from Kidderminster, Worcestershire, in England, were imprisoned for years for statements posted on the social media site Facebook at the time of riots in English cities last summer.
08-12-2011 10:34From Bristol with Love is a showcase for local music, local news and new forms of local thinking.
28-09-2011 18:22Ironies abound in the media reaction to the English riots that erupted between August 6-10.
02-09-2011 09:14One of the unanswered questions arising from the August riots is whether the government needs new powers to block the use of Twitter, Facebook and other social media which were used to organise the disturbances.
02-09-2011 09:11One month after major disturbances were provoked by the August 4 police killing of Mark Duggan in north London, the Metropolitan Police in the capital are intensifying raids on working class communities.
30-08-2011 16:53Tuesday 30 August 2011 09:58
A TEENAGE boy has been told by magistrates to expect a substantial custodial sentence after pleading guilty to a range of offences during a night of disorder.
29-08-2011 10:47In light of these conflicting interests it is puzzling to see so many - among them Anarchists - defending "communities" and denouncing attacks on them. These communities are not communes, no free associations of producers and consumers, not groups with common interests, but ensembles of conflicting ones. Shop owners, workers, estate kids, council workers, small and large scale capitalists, they do not have the same interests, many of them have directly conflicting ones. The call for community spirit in disregard of what these communities are is, in essence, the same as a nationalist call for unity: a call to subject ones' own interests to that of the "common good". A common good that asks for subordination and restriction. This appreciation of the moralistic collective is what appeals to right-wing, left-wing and some radical writers alike.
25-08-2011 12:45"London is on riot alert today after two petrol bombs were thrown at a passing police car."
25-08-2011 02:15For a few days in August 2011, the riots in Britain's cities flashed a searing light across the troubled sleep to which we, the ordinary people of that country, have been reduced by three decades of spiritless submission to the logic of capitalism. The only meaningful questions to ask about the riots are: how far did they go in repudiating the society that dominates us, and how can that repudiation be extended and deepened? Everything else is the howling of dogs.
24-08-2011 17:00A man has died following calling the police to his house in Cheshire in need of assistance after being 'threatened with a gun'. An eyewitness describes him being severely beaten while cuffed by up to 11 officers.
24-08-2011 11:02the Guide has been updated following recent events